• Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund

Vanguard

  • US
  • Consumer Goods/Services

Vanguard Consumer Staples Index Fund

VCSAX

Summary

The fund seeks to track the total return performance of a benchmark index before fees and expenses by investing in companies across any size in the United States.

The investment process starts with a list of companies in the benchmark index and the research team utilizes quantitative techniques and fundamental analysis to identify investment opportunities.

The process employs an indexing investment approach to track the performance of the MSCI US Investable Market Index (IMI)/Consumer Staples 25/50 Index.

Then the research team focuses on the consumer staples sector, which includes stocks of companies that More

Price

Last Close

$96.47 ( +0.55 )

52 Week HL

$102.69 - $87.9

Net Assets

$1180 M

Expense Ratio

Top 10 Holdings

May 31, 2021

Company Name

  • Procter &
  • Coca-Cola Co.
  • Walmart Inc.
  • PepsiCo Inc.
  • Costco Wholesale

Holding

Company Name

  • Philip Morris
  • Mondelez International
  • Altria Group
  • Colgate-Palmolive Co.
  • Estee Lauder
  • Total

Holding

  • 0%

Manager

Name

Michael A. Johnson

Leadership

Single Manager

Tenure

2003

Advisor

Documents

Prospectus

Summary

Annual Reports

2021

Website

Link

Performance

YTD

-9.2 %

3 Year

12.59%

5 Year

34.55%

Best

27.98%
2013

Worst

-17%
2008

Returns +
Quarterly

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Q1 -1.4% 2.2% -14.5% 11.2% -6.4% 5.6% 5.3% 1.5% 0.6% 14.5% -
Q2 -0.6% 2.6% 8.5% 2.7% 2% 1% 4.9% -1.6% 4.7% 1.3% -
Q3 - 3.7% 9.3% 4.7% 5.5% -1.2% -2.4% -1% 1.3% 0.9% -
Q4 - 9.1% 6.4% 3% -5.5% 6.3% -1.4% 7.2% 8.6% 8.6% -

Returns +
Monthly

J F M A M J J A S O N D
2022 -2.6% 0.7% 0.5% 2.9% -10.5% - - - - - - -
2021 -4.1% -0.8% 7.4% 2% 1.8% -1.2% 1.6% 1.2% 0.9% -2.4% -0.9% 9.2%

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Annual

    2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
    0%29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%0%

Alpha

2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
VCSAX -9%15%8%24%-8%12%6%6%16%28%11%
S&P 500 -29%16%29%-6%19%8%-1%14%29%-
Alpha -9%-14%-8%-5%-1%-7%-2%7%2%-1%11%

VCSAX S&P 500

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